The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 184 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing GCIA 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.051% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
919 1045 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.95% 17.81% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 689 617
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region.

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA.

1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
2 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) CNA
5 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Sun
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) FTP
6 1 (16.67%) GCIH
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) SIEM

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) GIAC
2 5 (83.33%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CNA
4 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
5 1 (16.67%) GCIH
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sun